Wednesday, 5 July 2017

10 stunning photos of sinkholes around the world



June 29, 2017 A police officer looks over a large sinkhole that swallowed a car on Sixth Street in St. Louis. It isn't immediately clear what caused the collapse. Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP



Feb. 18, 2017 Inspectors examine a sinkhole in the Studio City section of Los Angeles. Two vehicles fell into the hole, and firefighters rescued a woman who escaped her car and was standing on the overturned vehicle. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP


Feb. 7, 2017 Two men look into a sinkhole that opened up in the suburb of Point Piper in Sydney. Paul Miller/European Pressphoto Agency


Dec. 4, 2016 An underground pipe ruptured, causing a sinkhole that collapsed a roadway in San Antonio. San Antonio Fire Department/European Pressphoto Agency


Nov. 8, 2016 A sinkhole opened at an intersection near Hakata station in the business district of Fukuoka, Japan. Kyodo via Reuters


May 25, 2016 Vehicles are seen stuck in a chasm by the Arno River, in Florence. Maurizio Degl’Innocenti/European Pressphoto Agency


Sept. 9, 2015 A car is stranded in a sinkhole in Lanzhou, China. The driver got out of the car unharmed. China Stringer Network via Reuters


Aug. 14, 2015 Cars rest in a sinkhole filled with water at an apartment complex in Madison, Wis. About 300 residents of the complex were evacuated after a broken water pipe created the sinkhole and potential gas leak. Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP


Sept. 28, 2014 Six people were killed after a car they were in fell into a sinkhole that opened up on a road outside Simferopol, Crimea. Pavel Rebrov/Reuters


April 30, 2014 A street in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore collapsed down an embankment Wednesday, washing away cars and flooding CSX railroad tracks that run below street level. One lane of East 26th Street between North Charles and North St. Paul streets collapsed. Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post

2 comments:

  1. some countries dont know what they are enjoying with the kind of terrain they have

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